Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Smart Fibers and Fibrous Assembly Structures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Toshihiro Hirai, Hong Xia
      Pages 3-29
    3. Javad Foroughi, Geoffrey M. Spinks, Gordon G. Wallace
      Pages 31-62
    4. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Viktorija Mecnika, Markus Beckers, Thomas Gries, Stefan Jockenhoevel
      Pages 79-108
    5. Wei Yuan, Chaojie Wu, Ning Zhou, Ke-Qin Zhang
      Pages 127-154
    6. Marzieh Parhizkar, Yan Zhao, Tong Lin
      Pages 155-182
    7. Jinlian Hu, Jing Lu
      Pages 183-207
    8. Yasushi Tamada, Katsura Kojima
      Pages 209-224
    9. Qinghao Meng, Guoqiang Li, Jinlian Hu
      Pages 225-251
  3. Interactive Textile Devices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Weijing Yi
      Pages 293-316
    3. Hatice A. K. Toprakci, Tushar K. Ghosh
      Pages 357-379
    4. Wei Chen, Zicai Zhu
      Pages 381-410
    5. Chen Song, Xiaoming Tao, Songming Shang
      Pages 411-431

About this book


The “Handbook of Smart Textiles” aims to provide a comprehensive overview in the field of smart textile describing the state of the art in the research sector as well as the well-established techniques applied in industries. The handbook is planned to cover from fundamental theories, experimental techniques, characterization methods, as well as real applications with successful commercialized examples. The book is structured in a way in which it is appropriate for graduate students, PhD candidates, and professionals in diverse scientific and engineering communities devoted to relevant fields, including textile engineering, chemistry, bioengineering, material engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering. The book will also provide a solid reference for industrial players who look for innovative technologies as well as environmental, safety concerns for the development of smart textile related products.


Flexible Electronics Flexible Photonics Human-machine-clothing Interaction Interactive Textile Devices Smart Fiber Smart Textile Wearable Electronics

Editors and affiliations

  • Xiaoming Tao
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Textiles and ClothingHong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHung HomHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-4451-44-4
  • Online ISBN 978-981-4451-45-1
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